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==Music files==
 
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:'''Edition notes:''' From a collection of Drinking songs
 
:'''Edition notes:''' From a collection of Drinking songs
  
 
==General Information==
 
==General Information==
 
'''Title:''' ''Slaves are they that heap up mountains''<br>
 
'''Title:''' ''Slaves are they that heap up mountains''<br>
'''Composer:''' [[John Stafford Smith]]<br>
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{{Lyricist|Thomas Randolph}}
  
'''Number of voices:''' 4vv&nbsp;&nbsp;'''Voicing:''' TTBB<br>
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'''Genre:''' {{pcat|Secular| music}}, [[Canons]] <br>
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{{Language|English}}
 
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==Original text and translations==
 
==Original text and translations==
 
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Slaves are they that heap up mountains,
 
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Still desiring more and more!
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We’ll carouse in Bacchus’ fountains,
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Never dreaming to be poor.
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Give us then a cup of liquor,
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Fill it up unto the brim!
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For then methinks our wits grow quicker,
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When our brains in liquor swim.}}
  
 
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  • CPDL #03914:     
Editor: Laura Conrad (submitted 2002-08-12).   Score information: Letter, 24 pages, 280 kB   Copyright: GnuGPL
Edition notes: From a collection of Drinking songs

General Information

Title: Slaves are they that heap up mountains
Composer: John Stafford Smith
Lyricist: Thomas Randolph

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: TTBB
Genre: SecularCanon

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published:

Description:

External websites:

Original text and translations

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Slaves are they that heap up mountains,
Still desiring more and more!
We’ll carouse in Bacchus’ fountains,
Never dreaming to be poor.
Give us then a cup of liquor,
Fill it up unto the brim!
For then methinks our wits grow quicker,
When our brains in liquor swim.